Tag Archives: PEEK

Airbus Targets High-Heat Resins With Proprietary SLS Process

Airbus is commercializing a new additive manufacturing technology designed to permit greater use of high-performance engineering plastics such as polyphenylene sulfide (PPS), polyetheretherketone (PEEK), PBT-type polyester, various polyamides, [..]

Additive manufacturing, Aircraft, Europe , , , ,

Victrex Moves Downstream In Aerospace Market

Victrex, the leading global supplier of polyaryletherketone (PAEK) engineering resins with a capacity exceeding 7,000 metric tons, is making an interesting move downstream in its major market areas. [..]

Aircraft, Carbon Fiber , ,

PEEK, PEI Growth Explodes While PC Plants Close

Growth for high-end, specialty engineering plastics will far outpace the bread-and-butter, big-volume types as design engineers push the needle on applications requiring high heat or other demanding properties in [..]

ABS, Aircraft, Automotive, Engineering Thermoplastics, Medical, Oil Country, PEEK, Polyamides, Polycarbonate, Polyphenylene sulfide , , , , , , ,

PEEK Carbon Composites Win Aircraft Applications

A specialized Dutch injection molder is using fusible core technology to replace aluminum aircraft components at significant weight and cost savings. Among the announced projects, fuel housings, pumps [..]

Carbon Fiber, Injection Molding, Insert Molding , , , ,

Foster Expands API, Implant Polymer Manufacturing Footprint

Foster Corp., a medical polymer compounder that dared to go where chemical giants like DuPont wouldn’t, is building a new plant to support increased demand for manufacturing drug [..]

Bioresorbables, HDPE, Medical, North America, PEEK , , , , , ,

New Super Plastics Can Beat Metals

An under-the-radar Arizona-based company has developed new molding and sizing technology to produce what it calls “the strongest line of injection moldable thermoplastic composites available.” The reinforcing material [..]

Aircraft, Alternative energy, Automotive, Carbon Composites, Carbon Fiber, Composites, Defense, Design, Electronics, Engineering Thermoplastics, Industrial, Injection Molding, Medical, North America, Oil Country, Polyamides, Polyphenylene sulfide, Polyphthalamide, Reinforcing Material , , , ,

New Organosilicons Extend the Range of Polyamides, PPS, PEEK

An under-the-radar, small custom compounder in South Plainfield, New Jersey, shows the increasing specialization and complexity of today’s engineering plastics industry. Technical staff at privately owned Polymer Dynamix, [..]

Engineering Thermoplastics, Europe, Flame Retardant, Industrial, North America, Polyamides, Polyphenylene sulfide , , ,

Film-to-Metal Laminates Eliminate Adhesives

Materials’ specialist Rogers Corp. is bonding PEEK film to metal foils in a heat lamination process that overcomes adhesive delamination problems. The reduction of VOCs also results in [..]

Aircraft, Automotive, Engineering Thermoplastics, Lamination, North America, Oil Country , ,